Staff Technologists (Diagnostic Imaging)
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El Dorado, KS 67042
1. Performs radiologic and fluoroscopic procedures with fixed and mobile x-ray apparatuses.2. Assists radiologists and/or other physicians in various fluoroscope and radiographic procedures. Does not independently perform diagnostic fluoroscopic procedures for the purpose of interpretive fluoroscopy.3. Escorts patients to and from the Diagnostic Imaging Department.4. Assists patients on x-ray table and positions patients, using positioning devices as needed prior to exposure.5. Adjusts controls to proper exposure factors as predetermined by posted technique chart.6. Employs the use of protective lead aprons, gloves, and shields to protect patients, employees and the public from unnecessary exposure to radiation.7. Processes radiographs by the proper use of automatic film processors, scrutinizes the images for optimum results and determine the degree of quality control (position, technique, and file identification).8. Organizes radiographs for viewing by placing them on the Rad-X view box, with previous reports and films pulled for comparison.9. Operates portable C-arm image intensifier and x-ray units in surgery and bedside as needed.10. Prepares contract medium of various examinations, such as, IVP’s, GI tract, myelogram, arthrogram, venogram and assists radiologist during these procedures.11. Cleans work area and equipment daily, consistent with department/hospital infection control policies.12. Involved in quality control and assurance program policies and procedures.13. Reports malfunctioning equipment to manager.14. Is available for call-back as assigned.15. Other job related duties as assigned.16. Assists in office clerical duties, film filing, etc.17. Obtains pertinent physical history on all patients/exams.18. Demonstrates accurate and effective verbal/written communication with all patients and department/hospital personnel.19. File and maintain accurate records.20. Records all information into the hospital MEDITECH computer system.21. Assists in the instruction of all radiology students who are assigned to SBAMH as a clinical site.22. Assists other techs in performing related job duties.23. Attend at least 75% of department meetings.24. Attend all mandatory meetings as established by the hospital.25. Maintain required CEU level as established by the ARRT for annual certification status.26. Helps maintain patient/hospital confidentiality.
II. JOB DESCRIPTION: PHYSICAL DEMANDS May require constant standing. Requires frequent walking. Requires frequent lifting of 10-20 lbs. Requires occasionally heavy lifting of 55 lbs., above 55 lbs. with assistance. Requires carrying of 25 lbs. frequently, and occasionally carrying 50lbs. Requires occasionally pushing and pulling 100 lbs. Requires occasional twisting, kneeling, bending, reaching, and overhead work. Requires occasional use of step stool and stairs. Requires frequent grasping. Ability to use typewriter, telephone, copier, and fax machine is required. Exposure to communicable diseases and hazardous materials is required. Eye sight and hearing shall be required to be corrected to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions and/or irregular hours. Eye-hand coordination and finger and manual dexterity are required. Required to work with sharps, magnetic fields, radiation, and body fluids.